The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 73 110 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.66% 9.97% 8.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.85% 30.73% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 97 69
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
253 358 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.08% 32.46% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 203 312 295
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood 0 12 £77,500 +55.77% 3
Chelmsford -3 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Colchester -10 10 £41,000 +2.50% 5
Basildon +6 9 £30,000 -25.00%
Saffron Walden -4 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Witham - 3 £35,000 -
Harwich - 2 £35,000 -
Harlow 0 1 £19,000 -49.33%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 124 (64.58%) Windows
2 66 (34.38%) VMware
3 62 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (31.77%) Cisco
5 59 (30.73%) UNIX
5 59 (30.73%) Firewall
5 59 (30.73%) Finance
6 58 (30.21%) Oracle
7 57 (29.69%) SQL
8 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
9 38 (19.79%) Red Hat
10 35 (18.23%) Xen
11 32 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (16.15%) SAN
13 30 (15.63%) Apache
14 29 (15.10%) .NET
14 29 (15.10%) Oracle Database
15 27 (14.06%) PL/SQL
16 26 (13.54%) Perl
17 24 (12.50%) OO
18 23 (11.98%) Relational Database
19 22 (11.46%) Java
19 22 (11.46%) NetApp
20 21 (10.94%) RDBMS
20 21 (10.94%) Technical Analysis
21 20 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 20 (10.42%) NAS
21 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
21 20 (10.42%) Service Delivery
22 17 (8.85%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.63%) Apache
2 12 (6.25%) IIS
3 9 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.13%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
1 12 (6.25%) Magento
2 6 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.08%) SAP Business One
5 3 (1.56%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (30.73%) Firewall
2 31 (16.15%) SAN
3 20 (10.42%) NAS
4 13 (6.77%) VoIP
5 12 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.25%) Internet
6 11 (5.73%) DNS
7 10 (5.21%) WAN
8 7 (3.65%) DHCP
8 7 (3.65%) LAN
9 6 (3.13%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.60%) Network Security
10 5 (2.60%) Junos
10 5 (2.60%) Multicast
10 5 (2.60%) DWDM
10 5 (2.60%) MPLS
10 5 (2.60%) OSPF
10 5 (2.60%) BGP
10 5 (2.60%) SSH
10 5 (2.60%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.10%) Oracle Database
3 23 (11.98%) Relational Database
4 21 (10.94%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.69%) MySQL
7 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.65%) SQLPlus
9 6 (3.13%) Firebird
10 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Subversion
1 6 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) MSTest
4 1 (0.52%) VisualVM
General
1 59 (30.73%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.29%) Marketing
4 9 (4.69%) Automotive
5 7 (3.65%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (32.81%) Administrator
2 39 (20.31%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (14.58%) DBA
4 27 (14.06%) Oracle DBA
5 21 (10.94%) Analyst
6 15 (7.81%) Developer
7 13 (6.77%) Architect
8 12 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.21%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.17%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.13%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.13%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.13%) Operations Manager
13 6 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.10%) .NET
2 10 (5.21%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.21%) HTML
3 8 (4.17%) CSS
3 8 (4.17%) ODBC
3 8 (4.17%) Middleware
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.08%) LINQ
5 4 (2.08%) ADO.NET
5 4 (2.08%) SOAP
5 4 (2.08%) Web Services
5 4 (2.08%) XML
6 3 (1.56%) LAMP
7 2 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.69%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) IVR
4 5 (2.60%) Equities
4 5 (2.60%) Open Source
5 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.52%) Robotics
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 124 (64.58%) Windows
2 59 (30.73%) UNIX
3 20 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.13%) Solaris
7 6 (3.13%) CentOS
8 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.08%) AIX
9 4 (2.08%) Android
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (12.50%) OO
3 21 (10.94%) Technical Analysis
4 20 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.33%) Migration
6 13 (6.77%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.25%) CRM
7 12 (6.25%) ITIL
7 12 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.25%) System Testing
8 11 (5.73%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.69%) MVC
10 8 (4.17%) Project Management
10 8 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.65%) People Management
11 7 (3.65%) Performance Testing
12 6 (3.13%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.13%) Identity Management
12 6 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.69%) SQL
2 27 (14.06%) PL/SQL
3 26 (13.54%) Perl
4 22 (11.46%) Java
5 16 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 15 (7.81%) PHP
6 15 (7.81%) Python
7 12 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.25%) Korn
8 11 (5.73%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.73%) C#
9 10 (5.21%) AWK
10 8 (4.17%) C
11 4 (2.08%) C++
11 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.08%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (7.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.65%) OCP
2 7 (3.65%) OCA
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.60%) CCIE
3 5 (2.60%) JNCIE
3 5 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.56%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.04%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) MCP
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
6 1 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (32.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (18.23%) Xen
3 11 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (5.21%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.65%) NFS
6 5 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.60%) XenServer
6 5 (2.60%) vSphere
7 4 (2.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.04%) vCloud
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Satellite
1 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 6 (3.13%) SCOM
2 6 (3.13%) Opsview
3 5 (2.60%) Puppet
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.04%) Ansible
5 2 (1.04%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 66 (34.38%) VMware
2 61 (31.77%) Cisco
3 58 (30.21%) Oracle
4 38 (19.79%) Red Hat
5 22 (11.46%) NetApp
6 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.33%) SAP
8 12 (6.25%) JD Edwards
9 11 (5.73%) JBoss
10 9 (4.69%) IBM
10 9 (4.69%) HP
11 8 (4.17%) Citrix
12 5 (2.60%) Juniper
13 4 (2.08%) MKS
13 4 (2.08%) Polycom
13 4 (2.08%) IPFX
14 3 (1.56%) Splunk
15 2 (1.04%) SaltStack
15 2 (1.04%) F5
15 2 (1.04%) Brocade
Colchester, Essex
University of Essex
Salary: £31,342-£37,394 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Gold Group
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Extremely competitive packages on offer.
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 18 days ago